Tbilisi To Bishkek (42 Days) Caucasus To Kyrgyzstan

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Run by: Oasis Overland

Reference number: 341

From: £2345.00

Beginning in the cosmopolitan and multicultural capital of Georgia, travel south through the Lower Caucasus and cross the dry desert of Iran and€ross The Stans, ending at the foothills of High Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. This overland adventure offers the very best of Central Asia: be it stunning mountain scenery, vast desert landscapes, or ancient historic sites, there is something for everyone. Days 1 to 2 Georgia

Telavi – ancient wine-growing region

Days 3 to 7 Armenia

Savanavank – monastery on the shores of Lake Sevan

Yerevan – Capital of Armenia, cafes, museums and world-famous brandy

Days 8 to 22 Iran

Tabriz - explore the bazaar and the Blue Mosque

Tehran - Iran’s non-stop capital

Esfahan - discover this historic and beautiful city

Persepolis - ancient ruins partly destroyed by Alexander the Great

Shiraz & Yazd

Dasht e Kavir Desert - desert crossing with an overnight Oasis stop

Mashhad - home to the stunning Imam Reza Mosque

Day 23 Turkmenistan

Ashgabat – Free time and City Tour

Days 24 to 25 Turkmenistan

Kara-Kum Desert – drive€ross the barren desert

Darvaza Gas Craters – the ‘Door to Hell’, a result of Soviet-era gas exploration.

Kunye Ugench - see the 60mtr high minaret

Days 26 to 35 Uzbekistan

Aral Sea - ships marooned in the desert

Khiva - explore the ancient medressas, mausoleums and museums.

Bukhara - an important stop on the Silk Rd of old & home to over 350 mosques & 100 Islamic colleges.

Kyzylkum Desert - beauty & harshness in one.

Samarkand - as old as Babylon, view the beauty of the Registan, medressas & mosques.

Tajikistan

Drive south towards Tajikistan border.

Stop off in the unesco Town of Shahrisabz (time allowing).

Dushanbe – Tajikistan’s Capital.

Days 36 to 41 Fann Mountains – 5000 mtr + peaks.

Iskanderkul Lake and Tajikistan’s highest waterfall.

Khujand – an important city on the old Silk Road.

Kyrgyzstan

Fergana Valley – the home of silk and where the great route started from.

Osh – home to oldest bazaar in Central Asia.

Stunning mountains and lakes

Bishkek - the Kyrgyzstan capital.  Soviet built city with tree lined boulevards and parks.  A chance to let our hair down, relax and maybe remind our taste buds about western food!

Day 42 Your trip ends after breakfast. 42 Days - Central Asia & South East Asia - Overland Adventures Please note there may be a kitty contribution - please check the website

Departures

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05/05/2020 15/06/2020 Places Availabl £2345.00

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